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Pomfret in Windham County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Putnam Wolf Den

 
 
Putnam Wolf Den Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
1. Putnam Wolf Den Marker
Inscription.
2 miles southwest
Putnam Wolf Den
Scene of famous
traditional exploit
of Israel Putnam

 
Location. 41° 51.656′ N, 71° 57.898′ W. Marker is in Pomfret, Connecticut, in Windham County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolf Den Drive (Connecticut Route 101) and Wolf Den Drive, on the left when traveling west on Wolf Den Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pomfret CT 06258, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pomfret (approx. 1.7 miles away); Brooklyn (approx. 5.1 miles away); Israel Putnam (approx. 5.1 miles away); Killingly (approx. 5.7 miles away); Christopher Lee Hoskins (approx. 5.7 miles away); Killingly Civil War Monument (approx. 5.7 miles away); Killingly World War II Monument (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ashford (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Putnam Wolf Den. Israel Putnam's Wolf Den was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It is the location where Putnam shot and killed the last know wolf in Connecticut in 1742. Putnam later became an officer in the French and Indian War as well as a major general in the Revolutionary War.
 
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Putnam Wolf Den Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
2. Putnam Wolf Den Marker

1. Putnam Wolf Den. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Putnam Wolf Den. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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